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Old 10-08-2016, 07:11 PM
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Question pigment ink pads trashed

I've had a couple of Colorbox pigment ink pads that I've had forever, where the foam has basically started balling up. These are probably the first couple of ink pads I ever owned. I've already replaced two of them. Is there something I should be doing (or NOT doing) with my ink pads?
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Old 10-09-2016, 12:12 AM
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I think foam breaks down over time, Renee. I have had a few older pads do that too. There is some sort of Tim Holtz ink pad restorative product out there but I have not tried it and am not sure if it is good for just colour refreshing or for conditioning foam? Maybe someone can let us know if they have tried it.
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Old 10-09-2016, 09:21 AM
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Renee, I have had the same problem. The pad just flattens and starts to break apart when used. The bummer is there still ink in the pad. I thought it was because of the heat we have in Az. Mine is the same brand.
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Old 10-10-2016, 01:38 AM
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It could be the heat. I live in a pretty hot and humid climate too.
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Old 10-11-2016, 07:13 AM
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Yep, I've had the same problem, also with the Versamagic tear drop sets.
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Old 10-11-2016, 08:05 PM
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I decided to email Clearsnap, makers of the petal ink pads, she responded immediately, without going into a long story, she wanted me to mail the ink sets I had and they would replace them. I emailed back 'no thank you, I won't have the expense of returning your product, the cost of the mail I could buy new ones, but I of course I wouldn't"...haven't heard back...lol
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Old 10-12-2016, 12:28 PM
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Several of my oldest Colorbox pads did the same thing, Renee. I've had them for over 20 years, so I guess they don't owe me anything.
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